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DIGITAL SET-TOP BOX (STB) DIAGRAMS

Digital Set-Top Box (STB) Diagrams

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1850 Front Panel Overview

1 Message Indicator  Indicates a message from EATEL is waiting when blinking or illuminated. To access the message, press the INFO button on your remote. 2 LED Display 3 Guide Displays the selected channel number and time of day. Accesses on-screen services such as the on-screen guide and Pay Per View.

4 Info  Displays a description of the selected programavailable from the on-screen guide and while viewing a program. 5 Exit 6 Settings 7 Smart Card Slot* 8 Select 9 CH+ and CH- 10 VOL+ and VOL- Exits menus, on-screen guide, and program information. Accesses the Settings menu. Allows smart card access. Accesses your on-screen selection. Scrolls up and down through the channels. Increases and decreases volume.

11 Power  Provides power to the STB. The light above the Power button illuminates when the power is on.
*If available. Contact EATEL for more information.

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Digital Set-Top Box (STB) Diagrams

1850 Back Panel Overview

1 Serial Number  Located in the left corner of the bar code. EATEL may ask for this number if your system requires troubleshooting. 2 IR 3 Video Out Connect to optional VCR Commander service. Connect to video input of TV or VCR (standard denition).

4 Audio Out  Connect to left/right (L/R) audio inputs of a stereo receiver or a TV with stereo sound. 5 Cable Out 6 Cable In Connect to cable input of TV or VCR (standard denition). Connect to coaxial cable coming from the wall.

7 Bypass*  Connect the optional RF Bypass module. This module allows viewing one channel while recording another. 8 AC Switched Outlet Connect the AC power cord from another device, such as a TV.

9 AC Power Input  Connect the STB to an AC electrical outlet using the cord provided.
*If available. Contact EATEL for more information.

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8300 Front Panel Overview

1 Power

Provides power to the STB.

2 Video and Connects to video and left/right (L/R) audio outputs of an external Audio Input  device to deliver the video and audio to a TV or other device. 3 List 4 Exit Displays the list of recorded programs. Exits menus, on-screen guide, and program information.

5 Info  Displays a description of the selected programavailable from the on-screen guide and while viewing a program. 6 Guide 7 IR Sensor Accesses on-screen services such as the on-screen guide and Pay Per View. Receives the infrared signal from the remote control.

8 LED Display  Displays the selected channel number and time of day. The LED also displays the following: > Message > Power > Record 9 VOL+ and VOL - 10 CH+ and CH- 11 Select 12 Smart Card Slot* Increases and decreases volume. Scrolls up and down through the channels. Accesses your on-screen selection. Allows smart card access (if available).

13 USB Port*  Allows connection to external equipment, such as a keyboard.


* If available. Contact EATEL for more information.

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Digital Set-Top Box (STB) Diagrams

8300 Back Panel Overview

1 Cable In

Connect to the coaxial cable coming from the wall.

2 Cable Out  Connect a coaxial cable to Cable Out to send analog audio and video signals to a TV or VCR. These signals are SDTV video and stereo audio. 3 Audio Out (L and R)  Connect RCA cables to Audio Out to send analog audio signals (left and right) to a stereo receiver or TV with stereo outputs. 4 Video Out Connect to video input of a TV or VCR.

5 Digital Audio Output  Connect an RCA cable to send a digital audio signal to a surround-sound receiver or other digital audio device. 6  Secondary Video and Audio Out Connect to either a VCR for archiving saved content from the 8300HD or to another set of inputs (composite) on your HDTV.

7 S-Video Out  Connect an S-Video cable to send an S-Video signal to your TV or VCR. This signal is standard denition, but higher quality than other SDTV connections. 8 IR (This connector reserved for future use.)

9 SATA  Connect to an external Serial ATA (SATA) hard disk drive for expanded recording capability. Please check with EATEL for a list of approved hard drive models for use with the 8300. 10 AC Outlet 11 AC Power Input Connect the AC power cord from another device, such as a TV. Connect the STB to an AC electrical outlet using the cord provided.

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3250HD Front Panel Overview

1 Message Indicator  Indicates a message from EATEL is waiting when blinking or illuminated. To access the message, press the INFO button on your remote. 2 LED Display Displays the selected channel number and time of day.

3 Guide  Accesses on-screen services such as the on-screen guide and Pay Per View. 4 Info  Displays a description of the selected programavailable from the on-screen guide and while viewing a program. 5 Bypass* 6 USB Port* 7 Exit 8 Settings 9 Smart Card Slot* 10 Select 11 CH+ and CH- 12 VOL+ and VOL- Illuminates when the optional bypass feature is on. Allows connection to external equipment, such as a keyboard. Exits menus, on-screen guide, and program information. Accesses the Settings menu. Allows smart card access (if available). Accesses your on-screen selection. Scrolls up and down through the channels. Increases and decreases volume.

13 Power  Provides power to the STB. The light above the Power button illuminates when the power is on.
*If available. Contact EATEL for more information.

Safety Tip Keep the top of the STB box free of all objects and electronic devices, including your TV.

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Digital Set-Top Box (STB) Diagrams

3250HD Back Panel Overview

1 Serial Number  Located in the left corner of the bar code. EATEL may ask for this number if your system requires troubleshooting. 2 1394 FireWire*  Connect to optional 1394-equipped (FireWire) devices. This connector is reserved for future use and may not be available on all 3250HD models. 3 Optical Audio Out*  Connect an optical cable to send a digital audio signal to a surround-sound received or the digital audio device. This connector may not be available on all STB models. 4 DVI*  Connect to the DVI (Digital Video Interface) input port on your HDTV. This port provides digital video signals to the HDTV. 5 IR*  Connect the IR Blaster cable to use with the optional VCR Commander service. 6 S-Video Out  Connect an S-Video cable to send an S-Video signal to your TV or VCR. This signal is standard denition, but higher quality than other SDTV connections. 7 YPbPr Out  Connect the HDTV (Y, Pb, Pr) component output ports to the HDTV input on your HDTV. You must use these ports to provide HDTV signals to a surround-sound receiver or other digital audio device. 8 Digital Audio Out  Connect an RCA cable to send a digital audio signal to a surround-sound receiver or other digital audio device. 9 Video & Audio Out  Connect an RCA cable to Video Out and Left/Right Audio Out to send analog video and audio signals to a standard VCR. This signal is SDTV. 10 Cable Out  Connect a coaxial cable to Cable Out to send analog audio and video signals to a TV or VCR. These signals are SDTV video with mono audio. 11 Audio Out (L and R)  Connect RCA cables to Audio Out to send analog audio signals (left and right) to a stereo receiver or a TV with stereo outputs. 12 Cable In Connect to the coaxial cable coming from the wall.

13 Bypass*  Connect an optional RF Bypass module to the set-top. This module allows viewing one channel while recording another. 14 AC Switched Outlet Connect the AC power cord from another device, such as a TV.

15 AC Power Input  Connect the STB to an AC electrical outlet using the cord provided.
*If available. Contact EATEL for more information.

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8300HD Front Panel Overview

1 Power 2  Video and Audio Input 3 List 4 Exit

Provides power to the STB. Connects to video and left/right (L/R) audio outputs of an external device to deliver the audio and video to a TV or other device. Displays the list of recorded programs. Exits menus, the on-screen guide, and program information.

5 Info  Displays a description of the selected programavailable from the on-screen guide and while viewing a program. 6 Guide  Accesses on-screen services such as the on-screen guide, video-on-demand, or Pay Per View. 7 IR Sensor Receives the infrared signal from the remote control.

8 LED Display  Displays the selected channel number and time of day. The LED also displays the following: > Message > HDTV > Power > Output Resolution (1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i) > Record > AUTO Automatically outputs native scan rates that your TV can accept 9 VOL + and VOL - 10 CH+ and CH - 11 Select 12 Smart Card Slot* Increases and decreases volume. Scrolls up and down through the channels. Accesses your on-screen selection. Allows smart card access.

13 USB Port*  Allows connection to external equipment, such as a keyboard.


* If available. Contact EATEL for more information.

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Digital Set-Top Box (STB) Diagrams

8300HD Back Panel Overview

1 Cable in

Connects to the coaxial cable coming from the wall.

2 Cable Out  Connects a coaxial cable to Cable Out to send analog audio and video signals to a TV or VCR. These signals are SDTV video and stereo audio. 3 PrPbY/V  Connects the 8300HD (when in HD mode) to the component video input (YPrPb) on the HDTV. When the 8300HD is congured for SD mode, the Y/V portion of the component video output connects to the composite video input of an HDTV or SDTV. See required connections for an HDTV or required connections for an SDTV on pages 4057 for complete details. 4 Digital Audio Output  Connect an RCA cable to send a digital audio signal to a surround-sound receiver or other digital audio device. 5 Secondary Video and Audio Out Connect to either a VCR for archiving saved content from the 8300HD or to another set of inputs (composite) on your HDTV.

6 Audio Out (L and R)  Connect RCA cables to Audio Out to send analog audio signals (left and right) to a stereo receiver or a TV with stereo outputs. 7 Optical Audio Connect an optical cable to send a digital audio signal to Output  surround-sound receiver or other digital audio device. 8 S-Video Out  Connect an S-Video cable to send an S-Video signal to your TV or VCR. This signal is standard denition but higher quality than other SDTV connections. 9 HDMI  Connect the HDTV HDMI connector to the HDMI port. HDMI supports both digital audio and video. May be used to connect to a DVI interface using an adaptor. 10 IR (This connector reserved for future use.)

11 SATA  Connect to an external Serial ATA (SATA) hard disk drive for expanded recording capability. Please check with EATEL for a list of approved hard drive models for use with the 8300HD. 12 1394 FireWire  Connect to display devices equipped with a 1394 (FireWire) input. This connector is reserved for future use and may not be available on all 8300HD models. 13 AC Outlet 14 AC Power Input Connect the AC power cord from another device, such as a TV. Connect the STB to an AC electrical outlet using the cord provided.

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4250HDC Front Panel Overview

1 Power 2  VOL + and VOL - 3 CH+ and CH - 4 Select

Turns the set-top on and off. Increases and decreases the volume. Scrolls up and down through the channels. Provides access to your on-screen selection.

. 5 IR Sensor  Receives the infrared signal from the remote control. 6 LED Display  Displays the selected channel number and time of day. The LED also displays the following: > Message > HDTV > Power > Output Resolution (1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i) > AUTO Automatically outputs native scan rates that your TV can accept 7 Guide  Accesses on-screen services, such as the on-screen guide, video-on-demand, or pay-per-view. 8 Info  Displays a description of the selected program. This button is available from the on-screen guide and while viewing a program. 9 Exit 10 Settings 12 Smart Card Slot* Exits menus, the on-screen guide, and program information. Provides access to the Settings menu. Allows smart card access.

13 USB Port*  Connects to external equipment, such as a keyboard or mouse.


* If available. Contact EATEL for more information.

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Digital Set-Top Box (STB) Diagrams

4250HDC Back Panel Overview

1 Cable In

Connects to a coaxial cable that delivers the signal from your service provider.

2  Cable Out  Connects to a coaxial cable that sends analog audio and video signals to a TV or VCR. These signals are standard-denition TV (SDTV) video and stereo audio. 3 HDTV Connects to the component video input (YPbPr) on the HDTV, when in HD mode.

4 Digital Audio Out  Connects to an RCA cable that sends a digital audio signal to a surround-sound receiver or other digital audio device. . 5 Out 2 (Secondary Video/Audio Out) 6 Audio Out (Left and Right) Connects to either a VCR or to another set of inputs (composite) on your TV. Connects to RCA cables that send analog audio signals (left and right) to the stereo inputs on a TV.

7 S-Video Out  Connects to an S-Video cable that sends an S-Video signal to your TV or VCR. This signal is standard denition, but higher quality than other SDTV connections. 8 IR  Connector reserved for future use. 9 Optical Audio Output 10 Multi-Stream CableCARD Connects to an optical cable that sends a digital audio signal to a surround-sound receiver or other digital audio device. Installed by your service provider.

11 HDMI  Connects an HDMI cable to the HDMI input of an HDTV. HDMI supports both digital audio and video. May be used to connect to a DVI interface using an HDMI-to-DVI adaptor for video and separate audio connections. Any of the following audio connections may be used: Digital Audio Out (4); Audio Out: Left and Right (6); or Optical Audio Output (9). 12 USB 13 1394 14 AC Outlet 15 AC Power Input Connects to external USB devices such as a keyboard or a mouse. Connects to display devices that are equipped with a 1394 input. Connects to the AC power cord from another device, such as a TV. Connects to the power cord to deliver power to the set-top.

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8300HDC Front Panel Overview

1 Power

Turns the STB on and off.

2 Video and Connects to video and left/right (L/R) audio outputs of an external device Audio Input  to deliver audio and video to a TV or other device. 3 List 4 Exit Displays the list of recorded programs. Exits menus, the on-screen guide, and program information.

5 Info  Displays a description of the selected program. This button is available from the on-screen guide and while viewing a program. 6 Guide  Accesses on-screen services, such as the on-screen guide, video-on-demand, or pay-per-view. 7 IR Sensor Receives the infrared signal from the remote control.

8 LED Display  Displays the selected channel number and time of day. The LED also displays the following: > Message > HDTV > Power > Output Resolution (1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i) > RECORD AUTO Automatically outputs native scan rates that your TV can accept > 9 VOL+ and VOL-  Increases and decreases the volume. 10 CH+ and CH-  Scrolls up and down through the channels 11 Select Provides access to your on-screen selection.

12 USB Port*  Connects to external equipment, such as a keyboard or mouse.


* If available. Contact EATEL for more information.

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Digital Set-Top Box (STB) Diagrams

8300HDC Back Panel Overview

1 Cable In

Connects to the coaxial cable coming from the wall.

2  Cable Out  Connects to a coaxial cable that sends analog audio and video signals to a TV or VCR. These signals are standard-denition TV (SDTV) video and stereo audio. 3 HDTV  Connects to the component video input (YPbPr) on the HDTV, when in HD mode. When in SD mode, the Y/V portion of the component video output connects to the composite video input of a TV. 4 Digital Audio Out  Connects to an RCA cable that sends a digital audio signal to a surround-sound receiver or other digital audio device. 5 Out 2 (Secondary Video/Audio Out) 6 Audio Out (Left and Right) 7 Optical Audio Output Connects to either a VCR for archiving saved content from the DVR or connects to another set of inputs (composite) on your TV. Connects to RCA cables that send analog audio signals (left and right) to the stereo inputs on a TV. Connects to an optical cable that sends a digital audio signal to a surround-sound receiver or other digital audio device.

8 S-Video Out  Connects to an S-Video cable that sends an S-Video signal to your TV or VCR. This signal is standard denition, but higher quality than other SDTV connections. 9 IR  Connector reserved for future use. 10 HDMI  Connects an HDMI cable to the HDMI input of an HDTV. HDMI supports both digital audio and video. May be used to connect to a DVI interface using an HDMI-to-DVI adaptor for video and separate audio connections. Any of the following audio connections may be used: Digital Audio Out (4); Audio Out: Left and Right (6); or Optical Audio Output (7). 11 M-Card Interface 12 SATA Installed by your service provider. Connect to an external Serial ATA (eSATA) hard disk drive for expanded recording  capability. Please check with EATEL for a list of approved hard drive models for use with the 8300HDC. Connects to display devices that are equipped with a 1394 input. Connects to the AC power cord from another device, such as a TV. Connects to the power cord to deliver power to the DVR.

13 1394 Firewire 14 AC Outlet 15 AC Power Input

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